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Centrica • Denmark

Senior Curve Prop Trader

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

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Job Description

We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company. We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future. Working here is #MoreThanACareer - we’re powered by purpose. Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission. We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Do you have what it takes to work in a fast-paced trading environment with ambitions to be the best?

We are about to strengthen our Quantitative and Capacity Trading team with a new Senior Curve Prop Trader working out of our offices in Copenhagen or Aalborg, Denmark.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Proprietary trading in European Energy Markets – maximizing PnL within Risk and Compliance framework – Focus primarily on Power, Gas, EUA and Options

  • Developing, testing and executing new trading strategies and improve existing ones

  • Participating in portfolio construction, challenge consensus view and monitor exposure

  • Actively pursue knowledge to develop the desk trading abilities

  • Provide open, honest and constructive feedback on trading performance and recommendations.

The ideal candidate:

You are analytical and comfortable holding positions with a macro fundamental based view. From your experience you naturally have an excellent understanding of trading hubs, market participants and financial hedging. You are focused on details and have a result-orientated and enthusiastic mindset.

We also imagine that you have:

  • Strong business acumen coupled with entrepreneurial flair

  • Proven commercial track record in trading

  • Previous experience in trading non-linear products

  • Work as a team player and on your own – the members of our team depend on each other

It is preferable that primary focus is the back of the curve and that the person also have general strong knowledge of other financial markets and commodities.

Make a real impact, as you make the most of your talent - get to work with international colleagues who set the bar high and where days are not the same. This is a job where you can develop both on a professional and personal level.

So, take this opportunity to join one of the most successful trading teams in Europe!

#LI-CET #LI-SR1

About Centrica Energy

Centrica is one of Europe’s leading trading companies with a strong focus and track record of nurturing talent. The responsibilities and tasks we take on, are limited only by our imagination – we dream big and aim high when setting new goals, and we deliver on that through honesty, proactiveness and responsibility.

We’re a profitable company that understands the necessity of investment to achieve improvement. If you’ve got the willingness, ambitions, and right attitude we offer a work environment that will help you grow on a professional as well as personal level.

You’ll get first-hand experience within the energy sector and within an international trading business with a proven track record and ambitious growth plan, where the fundamental principle is excelling together. We offer flexible working hours and great employee benefits, and we have an active Staff Association that arranges a broad variety of events such as sports and adventure activities, parties, and much more. Working at Centrica Energy you’ll have the opportunity to make your mark and influence decisions in a working environment characterized by expertise, curiosity and innovation, where the fundamental principle is excelling together.


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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car
Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
92%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
82%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
83%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
88%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
80%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
82%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
84%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
85%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
72%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Centrica

Company employees

20,000

Gender diversity (male:female)

68:32

Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

Belgium

Denmark

Ireland

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
3rd – Consumer Goods

3rd – Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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